The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 53 59
Contract jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 418 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.67% 72.82% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 222 251
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 25
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SEO across the Hertfordshire region.

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Online Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Online Trading Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce